Near West Theatre Alums Go Pro!

Posted April 20, 2016 in Press Releases

Check out some talented Near West-ers who are making a splash on professional stages! — Colin Wheeler Colin Wheeler, cast member in Near We... read more

Neat West Receives $3000 Grant From GPD

Posted April 13, 2016 in Press Releases

In March, we received a $3,000 grant from The GPD Employees' Foundation for Capacity Building for Disability Services to purchase assistive equipment ... read more

In the Spotlight: Scenic Charge Artist Jenny Hitmar Shankland Paints an Epic Backdrop

Posted April 08, 2016 in Press Releases

Check out these pics of Jenny working on the gigantic backdrop for Show Boat, designed by Laura Carlson Tarantowski. Jenny has been with Near West ... read more

Rehearsals for Show Boat are in Full Swing!

Posted March 20, 2016 in Press Releases

Show Boat has been cast and began rehearsals on Sunday, March 13th. With a diverse cast of 62 performers, ages 7 to 69, Show Boat promises to be a pro... read more

In the Spotlight: The Pantalone Family

Posted May 01, 2015 in Press Releases

The term “family musical” has an added meaning at Near West Theatre this spring. The cast of Shrek the Musical, running now through May 17... read more

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